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Toy Car


Published 2004
Topics youth


Toddlers hijack the baby sitters car and live on the edge. Shot in super 8, by two eleven year olds from Texas.


Run time 5min
Producer Barna Kantor
Production Company Center for Young Cinema
Audio/Visual sound, color
Contact Information 06 E. 5th St., Suite 106 Austin, TX 78702 Web: http://www.motionmac.org/cyc

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Filmed on super 8

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Reviewer: indiworks - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 24, 2006
Subject: like "bonnie and clyde" for kids
"this is one of those little treasures you can find on archive.org... it's from the "youth media" section, a short called "toy car" (2004), made by two 11 year olds in b/w super-8. just watch it... this is really wild, like "bonnie and clyde" for kids - it sort of looks like an old silent movie, no dialogues, just the music. it's fast-paced (some great editing!), it's raw and it feels very real. the story it tells is a kind of daydream fantasy: it's about breaking out of the normal, having fun, getting away from it all... it's an age old story, just like any story, but it's obviously the filmmaker's own story - they even show themselves at the end! the grainy b/w super-8 look works really well and the lack of dialogue is just part of the movie's cinematic quality. there is a link from the "toy car" site on archive.org that leads you to a film-school for young filmmakers (...)"

(this review is taken from a creative commons licensed blog (entry), published on september 28, 2005, source: http://realdigirev.blogspot.com/)
Reviewer: Love thy neighbour - favorite - March 30, 2006
Subject: .............................................?.....................................
Did the toddlers just star in this movie, or did they produce? It's hard to tell it was that awful!
Lesson: Don't leave Toddlers alone in a car without taking your keys
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